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  1. Gaza aid convoy killings: Those responsible must be held criminally accountable

    Richard Falk
    31 May 2010
    Declaration

    Unless prompt and decisive action is taken to challenge the Israeli siege on Gaza, all of us will be complicit in criminal policies.

  2. Peoples Agreement

    28 April 2010
    Declaration

    Final declaration of the World People’s Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth (Cochabamba, 19-22 April 2010).

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    Call to the Peoples' Alternative Summit, Enlazando Alternativas 4

    05 February 2010
    Declaration

    Call to all the social networks and organisations, trades unions, political forces and civil society movements to join the Peoples' Alternative Summit in defense of peoples' sovereignty, human rights, participatory democracy, labour rights, the rights of women and indigenous peoples, social justice, the defense of the environment in the face of climate change, and the establishment of peace.

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    The ongoing persecution of Haiti

    22 March 2010
    In the media

    The reporting on Haiti has been conspicuous by the general absence of any attempt at in-depth analysis as to why the earthquake had such lethal consequences.

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    Surveillance and Democracy

    Kevin D. Haggerty; Minas Samatas (eds)
    04 January 2010
    In the media

    A collection of esseys attempting to grapple with the complex and often paradoxical relationships between surveillance and democracy.

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    FACTBOX-Drug policy reforms in Latin America

    29 January 2010
    In the media

    Many Latin American countries say the war on drugs has failed and are adopting more permissive drug laws, including the decriminalization of personal use.

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    China-ASEAN Free Trade Area sparks cautious optimism

    Marwaan Macan-Markar
    20 January 2010
    In the media

    China and six South-east Asian countries have formed the world’s largest free trade area.

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    World Social Forum - Day 2: "Rich Nations, Clean Your Mess!"

    Stephen Messenger
    28 January 2010
    In the media

    The highlight of today's World Social Forum was a visit from Brazil's President Lula, who delivered a rousing speech articulating much of what was discussed earlier in the day, vowing that Brazil is prepared to take the lead on Green reform.

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    Gaza freedom march still blocked in Egypt

    Dennis DuVall
    04 January 2010
    In the media

    Gaza Freedom March attempts to lift the siege of Gaza

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    More slush

    Graham Usher
    08 January 2010
    In the media

    2009 proved disappointing for those who had hopes of a change in US Middle East policy from Barack Obama.

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    Private armies, coddlers to be named, charged by March

    Johanna Camille L. Sisante
    08 January 2010
    In the media

    Private armies in the Philippines to be disbanded before the May 10 elections.

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    Grim anniversary

    John Cherian
    12 January 2010
    In the media

    A year has lapsed since Israel launched “Operation Cast Lead”, its military offensive against Gaza. The operations started on December 28, 2009, and led to the death of more than 1,400 Gazans. Most of those killed were unarmed civilians. More than 400 children lost their lives in the savage attack.

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    L’urgence climatique, nouveau moteur des luttes sociales

    Antía Castedo, Bernat García
    21 January 2010
    In the media

    Le problème du réchauffement de la planète cristallise aujourd’hui les revendications du mouvement et pourrait lui donner un second souffle.

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    Latin America distances itself from U.S. on drug war

    Jose Luis Varela
    09 February 2010
    In the media

    Researchers from Latin America, the United States and Europe agreed that the debate is now centered on a search for local solutions rather than the broader policing strategy long dictated from Washington.

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    Euro not for Europe's Poor

    David Cronin
    22 February 2010
    In the media

     The economic crisis in Greece has illustrated that there is a flipside to Europe's experiment in monetary union.

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    Latin America marijuana movement may undercut drug war, UN says

    Lucia Baldomir
    25 February 2010
    In the media

    International Narcotics Control Board's report condemns a growing drugs decriminalization movement in Latin America.

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    UN: Latin America undermining drug war by decriminalizing drugs

    Sara Miller Llana
    25 February 2010
    In the media

    The UN, in its annual report released today, said Latin America is undermining the drug war by decriminalizing small amounts of drugs.

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    High stakes India-Pakistan talks start slowly

    Aol Sharma
    01 March 2010
    In the media

    The foreign secretaries of India and Pakistan met in New Delhi on Thursday, restarting a dialogue halted by India after the November 2008 Mumbai attack, which was launched by militants in Pakistan.

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    In drug war, failed old ideas never die

    Bernd Debusmann
    03 March 2010
    In the media

    The International Narcotics Control Board oversteps its mandate and instructs states against liberal drug laws.

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    Junta Says Election Law Is Complete in Myanmar

    11 March 2010
    In the media

    Maynmar's military junta announces to hold elections this year.

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